Puke Ariki Landing
Along the city waterfront is Puke Ariki Landing, a historic area studded with sculptures, including the wonderfully eccentric Wind Wand ...
Translating as ‘Hill of Chiefs’, Puke Ariki is home to the i-SITE , a museum, library, a cafe and the fabulous Arborio restaurant. The...
The humble, artefact-filled Richmond Cottage was built in 1854 across St Aubyn St, and was moved to its present site in the early 1960s....
Despite looking like a cheese grater, Arborio, in the Puke Ariki building, is the star of New Plymouth’s local food show. It’s airy,...
Wind Wand information
The wonderfully eccentric Wind Wand , in Puke Ariki Landing , was designed by Len Lye – the artist who has put this town on the map in modern times.This 45m-high kooky kinetic sculpture is a truly beloved icon of bendy poleness.